Category Archives: Band Hero

Queen, Modern Rock and more DLC gets discounted

With a new month comes a new set of Guitar Hero DLC sales, and this time, the Hero brand will be celebrating the birthday of one of rock and roll’s most prolific singers, Freddie Mercury.

With that in mind, Guitar Hero will be discounting the Queen DLC pack for Guitar Hero World Tour, which contains one of Mercury’s most well-known performances in “We Are the Champions,” as well as one of the most popular Queen songs in “Fat Bottomed Girls” and “C-Lebrity,” a song off of Queen’s album with Paul Rodgers.… Read More

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Toys ‘R’ Us Discounts Band Bundles to $30, Guitar and Turntable Bundles to $10

According to this coming week’s Toys ‘R’ Us ad, the toy store chain will be discounting the DJ Hero turntable bundles, as well as any Guitar Hero guitar bundle, to $10. While that deal is pretty sweet, the company will be topping that when they e-mail out a notification that all full-band bundles will be dropped down to $30 for the week.… Read More

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Activision Being Sued by Adam Levine over Band Hero

"Tap on my window, knock on my door I... wanna sue you for all you're worth"

The more we think about it, the more we understand why Activision has moved on from including real celebrities in their Guitar Hero titles, seeing as how they’ve been sued by No Doubt over their appearance in Band Hero, and Courtney Love, over Kurt Cobain’s appearance in Guitar Hero 5, in the past.… Read More

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GHTunes Keeps The Party Going

If you follow @TheHeroFeed on twitter you may have noticed a tweet last week linking to a thread on Scorehero full of GHTunes songs to try.

GHTunes is an often lambasted feature of Guitar Hero games due to the incredible amount of patience and effort it takes to make a song that actually sounds good combined with the fact the MIDI samples still don’t sound anywhere near as good as an actual guitar.… Read More

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Throwback Thursday: Alpha Rev – Facedown

It’s Thursday again and time for the weekly Thursday Throwback feature!

This week we’re focusing on one of the songs from the “Alternative Pop Pack” which was released almost a year ago.

Despite their Disney branded influence “Face Down” is a fun song which translates well to almost all instruments (bass being the only one that’s a bit dull).… Read More

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Thursday Throwback DLC Pick: Tyler Bryant – “Who I Am”

Welcome back to our weekly feature, Thursday Throwback DLC! Each week we feature a song from the Guitar Hero DLC catalog that we feel deserves a second (or first) look.

Ahh “Who I Am” by  Tyler Dow Bryant – @thetylerbryant

I remember scouting out this song by going to his myspace page where it was simply titled “Who I Am (Guitar Hero Version)” I instantly knew that the song was going to fill the void of guitar shreddery that GH fans truly desired, he’s only 18 and has already shared the stage with Heart, REO Speedwagon, BB King, Styx, Vince Gill and others!… Read More

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Thursday Throwback DLC Pick: Eric Johnson – “Camel’s Night Out”

Welcome back to our weekly feature, Thursday Throwback DLC! Each week we feature a song from the Guitar Hero DLC catalogue that we feel deserves a second (or first) look.

Let’s go back to a time when getting one solitary song from Guitar Hero DLC wasn’t a shock to anyone.… Read More

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Thursday Throwback DLC Pick: Brad Paisley – “Ticks”

Welcome to a weekly feature on The Hero Feed! Each week we will feature a song from the Guitar Hero DLC catalogue that we feel deserves a second (or first) look. Remember unless it’s Jimi Hendrix you can play this on Guitar Hero World Tour, Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero, and yes even the forthcoming Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.… Read More

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